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BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, December 11, 2019
Indian-American economist Abhijit Banerjee, along with wife Esther Duflo, received the Nobel Prize in economics in Sweden along with a colleague Michael Kremer. The trio was awarded honour for their research on the root cause of poverty.At the ceremony, Abhijit Banerjee was seen in a black bandhgala and off-white dhoti while Duflo was seen in a handloom saree. Their friend and fellow Nobel Laureate Michael Kremer sported a black suit. The three economists were awarded medals at the ceremony and will also share the prize money of nine million Swedish krona (Rs 6.7 crore) among themselves. Banerjee, who was born in Mumbai, is the second Indian-origin economist after Amartya Sen to win the Nobel Prize in economics. Banerjee is also an alumnus of Kolkata's Presidency College alumni like Amartya Sen. Abhijit Banerjee and wife Esther Duflo are professors of economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) while Kremer is a professor of economics at Harvard University.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, December 11, 2019
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded Banerjee, his wife Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, December 9, 2019
Rajan pointed out that extreme centralisation, coupled with lack of empowered ministers and a coherent guiding vision meant reforms picked up steam only when PMO focused on them and lost pace when its attention switched to other pressing issues


PTI
New Delhi, December 8, 2019
Penning down his recommendations to help the ailing Indian economy out of the ongoing slowdown in the India Today magazine, he called for reforms to liberalise capital, land and labour markets, and spur investment as well as growth


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, December 6, 2019
Among other things, Raghuram Rajan called for reforms to liberalise capital, land and labour markets, and spur investment and growth


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, December 6, 2019
Saudi Aramco raises $25.6 billion in largest-ever IPOSaudi Arabia's state oil company Aramco raised $25.6 billion in its initial stock offering on Thursday. The amount raised has broken the record of Chinese online giant Alibaba's $25 billion-debut on the Wall Street in 2014. The market launch has spiked Saudi Aramco's value at $1.7 trillion. It is now way ahead of the other contenders in the trillion-dollar club.'I condemn this approach': FM Sitharaman says her onions remark take...


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, December 5, 2019
P Chidambaram said that all the people who had knowledge about the economy and its issues were banished by the BJP government


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, December 4, 2019
Sundar Pichai to replace Larry Page as CEO of Google parent Alphabet as co-founders step asideGoogle Chief Executive Sundar Pichai will replace Larry Page as CEO of parent Alphabet Inc, extending a long retreat from public roles and active management by Page and Sergey Brin at the company they co-founded 21 years ago. Page, Brin and Pichai have all shared an emphasis on developing artificial intelligence software to make web searching and other tasks faster, while long-time produc...


Reuters
New Delhi, December 2, 2019
'A set of officers are looking into the pipeline of projects that can be readied so that once the fund is ready, it could be front-loaded on these projects,' FM Nirmala Sitharaman said


Joe C Mathew
November 29, 2019
Electricity generation declined by 12.4 per cent in October, 2019 over October, 2018. Its cumulative index increased by 1.5 per cent during April to October, 2019-20 over the corresponding period of previous year


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, November 29, 2019
Q2 GDP: Some of the key economies in the world are in the verge of recession raising fears about the global economic health


Joe C Mathew
November 29, 2019
GDP Q2: One of the reasons why economists are fairly sure about the outcome of the GDP estimates is that key components of the GDP have not been showing positive trends


Prasanna Mohanty
November 29, 2019
Trade unions have raised several serious objections in the bill: from discretionary power of the executive to raising the threshold for lay-offs to making it virtually impossible to strike legally, restricting outsiders in the unorganised sector and extending fix term employment to the entire industry


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, November 29, 2019
India's Q2 GDP Growth 2019: DEA Secretary Atanu Chakraborty and CEA KV Subramnaian said that the fundamentals of India economy remain strong and the GDP growth rate is expected to bounce back in the third quarter of this fiscal


Reuters
November 28, 2019
Tata Power currently has a debt of Rs 44,000 crore ($6.1 billion) and a debt to equity ratio - a financial metric which shows how much of a company's operations are funded by debt - of 2.2


BusinessToday.In
November 28, 2019
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BusinessToday.In
November 28, 2019
Of 5,037 points gain on Sensex since September 20, these 12 stocks have added 4,437 points, translating into 88.10% contribution to the mega market rally on the key index


Dipak Mondal
New Delhi, November 28, 2019
Two rating agencies - India Ratings and ICRA - expect the second quarter GDP growth numbers to be 4.7%. Even Kotak Economic Research estimates the second quarter GDP growth to be at 4.7% against their earlier estimate of 5.2%


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, November 27, 2019
New petrol pump norms: licensees to set up a minimum 100 outlets with at least 5% in remote areasIndia's new liberalised petrol pump norms require licensees to set up a minimum of 100 outlets with at least 5 per cent of them in remote areas. The government had last month relaxed norms for setting up petrol pumps, allowing non-oil companies to market fuel in the world's fastest growing market.ISRO launches PSLV-C47 with Cartosat-3, 13 USA nanosatellitesThe Indian Space Reasearch Or...


Reuters
Bengaluru, November 27, 2019
RBI has cut rates by 135 basis points this year to 5.15%, but inflation has remained low by historical standards


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